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was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of britain for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of the murdoch primary everyb
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watching it live. the wife of rupert murdoch, the chairman of newscorp, got up and defended her husband go ens this pie throwing maniac in there and one of the headlines i loved, said crouching wendy, hidden tiger, that was new york post stuff. that's good. >> jon: with an about the wikileaks, julian asange putting out thousands and thousands of military secrets. >> welcome to the new world of media, online you can post everything and it gets out. whatever we think of asange, tht the future. >> and we're writing stories based on the cables and by the way i think a lot of the cables made the u.s. state department look much better than most of us thought they would. >> a net positive that it got out? >> positive and negative. the problem are the sources indirectly identified or directly identified who may have stopped talking to the yoo it's. >> i know kirsten, you had a favorite from pointers list of media errors you'd like to bring up. >> i didn't know i'd get to read that. >> yeah, it was the new york times, and they-- >> the newspaper of record? >> they had to put this correction out. an
sitting around w eeping in their expensive soup about the fact that we were living in hell. rupert murdoch on the media. george bush was president. norman lear had his pulse on american culture for 30 years. why cannot figure out how to deal -- deliver a message that is important and happening? >> that is important. we can find messages that speak to people where they are. they can also have some satire like stewart or colbert. there is the idea of exposing with satire. it opens people's eyes to the hypocrisy and corruption of our politics. the problem is you want the captivating stories and images and vocabulary, but a lot of the colbert-stewart stuff is so absurd and over the top that people do not want to get engaged. >> that is where a large number of people get their news. >> i think the obama campaign was a pivotal point, bringing people in. now they leave. there is the possibility that people will come back in. i agree with that movements also have their problems. i think it is a moment of people waking up to the possibility of engagement in different ways, where they are, in commun
was sort of vaguely mentioned by lord justice levin son that james and rupert murdoch could be called. >>> first, for you political junkies, the iowa caucuses are the first time the voters weigh in on the presidential candidates but it hasn't always been that way. what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the nomination process. 1932, 1916 or 1972? if you know the answer, send me a tweet. i'll give a shout out to the first person with the right answer when we come back. ♪ sen♪ co-signed her credit card - "buy books, not beer!" ♪ ♪ut the second at she shut the door ♪ ♪ girl started blowing up their credit score ♪ ♪ she bought a pizza party for the whole dorm floor ♪ ♪ hundred pounds of makeup at the makeup store ♪ ♪ and a ticket down to spring break in mexico ♪ ♪ but her folks didn't know 'cause her folks didn't go ♪ ♪ to free-credit-score-dot-com hard times for daddy and mom. ♪ >>> welcome back, a moment ago i asked you this, what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the presidential nomination process. if you said c, 1972?
that lovable and naughty. i find that cowardly and bullying. and shocking. >> rupert murdoch and his son, james, were grilled by parliament, then forced to pay millions in compensation. >> back in the u.s., we saw french leader's future crumble in a new york courthouse. dominique strauss-kahn once hailed as the future president of france, resigned as head of the international monetary fund after being accused of raping a hotel housekeeper. the charge was later dropped. the former leader of a 10,000-member fundamentalist mormon sect wasn't so lucky. he was convicted of sexually assaulting a 12 and 15-year-old girl. in arizona, jared lee loughner gunned down congresswoman gabbie giffords in a parking lot. she was shot in the head, but managed to survive. loughner was declared incompetent to stand trial in 2011, but may face the death penalty in the future. troy davis lost his fight on death row though he maintained his innocence until the end. >> this night, a state of georgia legally lynched a good, brave and innocent man. >> davis was put to death for the 1989 murder of an off duty savannah pol
. the prince is also an investor in apple and rupert murdoch's news corporation. >>> asian stocks are trading down in response to north korean leader kim jong-il's death. jackie deangelis joins us this morning. good morning. >> good morning. >>> bouncing off of earlier losses in concert with the asian markets which fell on the news and uncertainty resulting from the death of north korean leader kim jong-il. south korea's kospi index dropped as much as 5% overnight. japan's nikkei down more than 1%. >>> meantime, u.p.s. says this thursday will be its busiest shipping day of the year with an estimated 26 million packages. u.p.s. expected to process an amplli average of 25 million packages this week. u.p.s. credits online shopping for the big boost to its business. back to you. >> jackie, thanks so much. hope you have a great day. thanks. >>> holiday shopping procrastinators, you could find some great bargains, but also big crowds between now and christmas. pricegrabber.com reports 41% of consumers, they will shop sometime this weekend. 43% of those who will be out shopping say they wait because
, that's coming from rupert murdoch's "wall street journal." usually i don't agree with those guys. plus a new poll shows president obama's approval rating is up five points this month. 49% approve of 9 job he's doing. watch house republicans ignore democrats who have asked to bring the bill to the floor. >> the house stand adjourn until 10:00 a.m. on friday -- >> mr. speaker -- >> mr. speaker! >> i regret that the republicans who say they're here to work s. we were on the floor to do our work. and they walked out. >> the country's paying attention to this fight, and republicans could be in big trouble. joining me now is bill press, host of "the bill press show" on sirius/xm radio, and ryan grm, washington bureau chive for the "the huffington post." ryan, how much of an impact will this fight have on 2012? >> you know, i think that people are underestimating how much impact this will have. there are millions of people who, for a variety of reasons, are watching this extremely closely, much more closely than people think, first whoever is collecting unemployment benefits is watching this
. but the reality is, this is certainly not the only high-profile divorce. i mean remember rupert murdoch and $1.7 billion? michael jordan was about $150 million. tiger, around $100 million. but in this case, i think well deserved for somebody who has had a lot of difficulty and the judge said, she should live in the manner to which she has become accustomed. >> well, she will be able to keep up with 1 $54 million. >> just the clubs alone, belonging to clubs in hong kong and london, she got about $6 million just for that. >> you got stay with the clubs. >> and the $6 million yacht. >> you got to have the yacht. >> then the millions for the daughter. >> all right, nadia bilchik with our "morning passport." thank you, as always. >>> it is horrible waking up. trs har it is hard. >> we go from hundreds of millions of dollars from a settlement to people looking for jobs still right now. nearly 2 million americans could actually lose their unemployment benefits. january. families are struggling. congress still trying to decide its next step. stay with me.ic eeping ] [ male announcer ] still getting da
show "top gear." clarkson's good buddies with rebekah brooks, the woman in charge of rupert murdoch's news international and arrested this summer in connection with the company's phone hacking scandal. today clarkson kicked it into low gear when he launched a verbal tirade at the 2 million public sector workers who were currently striking in the united kingdom. >> i'd have them all shot. i would take them outside and execute them in front of their families. i mean, how dare they go on strike when they have pensioned that are going to be guaranteed while the rest of us have to work for a living. >> really? jeremy clarkson thinks working for a living means riding around in expensive cars and crashing them when he's done? he should try cleaning the streets, educating the children or caring for somebody who's sick. that's what real work is. but his talk about guilt-edged pensions sounds pretty familiar. the reason the brits are out in the streets is no different from why people are in the streets in this country. the british government wants them to work longer and for less pay and, of
, apple, and rupert murdoch's news corporation. >>> now to decision 2012, republican presidential hopeful mitt romney is expected to pick up another endorsement today. nbc news confirms that illinois senator mark kirk will formally endorse romney. kirk is the highest ranking republican elected in illinois. illinois will hold its presidential primary on march the 20th. other presidential candidates like rick perry and michele bachmann are entering the homestretch in iowa with bus tours. bachmann is on a ten-day bus tour through nine counties. she spoke with david gregory on "meet the press" yesterday about the nation's debt. >> we're acting like greece and italy. that's what people are frustrated with. they want us to act like a first world nation, not like president barack obama is doing. he's acting like we're a banana republic. we've got to get our act together and stop spending money we don't have. >> most candidates are redoubling their efforts between christmas and new year's, when voters will turn out. iowa caucuses are january 3rd. >>> republican officials in iowa are taking new st
was established by david cameron followed by questions of cell phone hacking working for rupert murdoch. this is a little over two hours. >> please sit down and make yourself comfortable. >> your full name. >> alice stair john campbell. >> now, you're hear today to provide testimony. since then, four things have happened. first of all, i believe you've signed the statement is that right? and therefore it is evidence. you've made three minor changes on the version that was provided. may i just identify for their benefit. >> yep. >> i'm working from the pagination of the right and giving the last five numbers. page 21094. right in the middle of the page after the news of the world in italics a name has been redacted. >> yep. >> that's in line with mr. hears' evidence. final paragraph. >> a manuscript from the version which is going to be on the screen. in substitution for on the fowcation. >> yep. >> and then page 211019, mr. campbell, the last two lines. sorry. the final sentence running on to the start of the next page, that is now being deleted. is this correct? >> that's correct. >> n
journalists. morgan appeared via video link and denied ordering phone hacking when he was editor of rupert murdoch's "news of the world" or "the daily mirror." news of the world was shut down after it was discovered the paper hacked into the voice mails of a murdered teen. >>> and sanjay, nasa scientists are celebrating the discovery of two new planets. the planets marked the first discovery of planets close to earth in terms of size. sanjay, i hate to break it to you, don't plan any trips. scientists say the planets are too close to the sun and too hot for human habitation. >> i heard about 800 degrees on these planets, but it's the first time we've found planets that are so close in size to earth. absolutely fascinating stuff. stick arched with ound. >>> coming up, a fascinating story about a new story in forensic science. there's a man in texas convicted of killing his wife. the testimony that put him in prison was about blood spatter at the scene. just how reliable is that sort of evidence? we're going to take a close look at the case and also why some people are suspecting junk scienc
in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and crime victims. >> two explosions rocked central oslo in the last hour. >> reporter: july 22nd, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing kills eight people. on nearby utoya island, at least 70 people, many of them youngsters, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described address a right wing christian extremist. >> that's just part of the year. joe will conclude the rest of it in a bit, including the penn state scandal. >>> before the break we kicked off our year in review. joe johns wraps the rest of 2011. >> it's a remarkable moment. this is a remarkably important vote for the country. it is also remarkably emotional moment for this democratic congresswoman to return to the house floor for the first time. >> reporter: august 1st, a rare moment of bipartisan support on capitol hill. >> breaking news that could impact your mortgage rate or what you pay for your credit card. standard & poor's served notice this afternoon that
. [laughter] and the last stage craft nominee, the guy who was fully rehearsed for his big moment as rupert and james murderoch -- murdoch testified on the phone tapping scandal the >> both tried to stay bove the fray until the fray came to them in the form of a cream pie aimed at the face of the patriarch the chris: everybody plans this stuff. it's all p.a. -- >> i don't know that i saw it at the time, but secretary clinton's reaction -- >> that's the hillary clinton who should have run for office. >> and that was my thought. i wanted to give the award to hillary for handling is -- it so well. she's got a great belly laugh, it was totally authentic. chris: every year we hope we can skip the year -- prize for the year's biggest cad. there's an old-word name, cad. but the nominees for 2011 are, how could we recyst? dominique strauss kaun. the married man who had sex with a hote medical maid. arnold schwarzenegger who had sex with a housekeeper. and anthony winer, sending out those embarrassing cell phone pictures. herman cain with all the allegations about harassment, tommed op with the 13-y
, rupert murdoch shuts news of the wormed, the paper accused of hacking -- world the paper accused of hacking the voice mail of a murdered teenager. murdoch news corporation is the parent company of fox news. schools for scandal, 180 teachers and principals in at happen at that accused of change -- atlanta, accused of changing answers, more than 8 to educators con -- 80 educators confessed. high schoolers in new york were charged with paying college students to take sats for them. bernie fine is fired after some men say he molested them as boys. fine says he is innocent. >> jerry sandusky the former penn state assistant football coach charged with sexually abusing a number of boys he said he was mentoring. >> joe paterno and other top officials forced out after failing to alert police after an assistant told them he saw sandusky assaulting a child. >> stay with fox for the latest on penn state and all the scandals in 2012. in new york, fox news. >>> caught on camera, a huge brawl inside the biggest mall in america, the mall of america, took police an hour to get things under contro
daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, because to do so would be to compromise a source. >> reporter: there were mome
final time. >> reporte >> reporter: july 10. after 168 years in existence, rupert murdoch's news of the world newspaper shuts down amid claims that the paper hacked royals, politicians and even crime victims. >>> two explosions have rocked central oslo in the last hour, wounding at least eight people. >> reporter: july 22, terror in norway. in oslo, a bombing killed eight people. on nearby la toya island, at least seven people, many of them youngsters attending a political youth camp, are shot to death. the tragedy stuns the tiny nation. the accused attacker is later described as a right wing christian extremist. >> we wrap up the rest of the world straight ahead, including jerry sandusky's first arrest on child sex charges and the ensuing penn state scandal. >>> a winter storm causing blizzard conditions heads east. we're going to tell you who is getting smacked right now. capital one's new cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus! so you earn 50% more cash. according to research, everybody likes more cash. well, almost everybody... ♪ would you like 50% more cash? no! bu
, and then mr. rupert murdoch gave a public statement which you set out in paragraph 34 where he said it is clear in this case that the young man -- i think that's you -- went over the top. i have no hesitation in making public this demonstration. now, i've reminded mr. morgan this is responsibility to the care with which he is an editor subscribes to in his employment. the company will not tolerate disrepute the best practices of popular journalism and then we'll return to that in a moment. may i ask you, though, a little bit in this first witness statement to deal with the issue of private investigators. we're now at paragraph 50 on our page 24202. you have no recollection of any personal involvement in use of private investigators during your time at the "news of the world." well, we're looking there at a period which, i think, was less than two years. to paragraph 51, "the daily mirror" would from time to time engage private investigators during my time as editor. such people were used for fact-checking articles and stories the journalists had uncovered or about which they had rec
development in the illegal phone hacking case against rupert murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. a journalist from the now defunct paper has been arrested in london in connection with fresh allegations of phone hacking. the 41-year-old was jailed back in 2007 also on phone hacking charges. >>> there's a new acting chief today at the federal aviation administration. deputy administrator michael huerta. this after the top official stepped down. randy babbitt resigned tuesday after being arrested over the weekend on drunk driving charges. local officials did not disclose the results of his blood alcohol test. >>> new information about the u.s. drone that went down in iran over the weekend. the unmanned aircraft was on a cia mission and was part of a special fleet of stealth drones that have spied on iran for years from an afghanistan air base. iran claims it shot down that plane after it was found some 140 miles deep into that country's airspace. >>> a sentence is expected this morning for disgraced illinois governor rod blagojevich. the impeached governor is expected to address th
to show that rupert murdoch's son james was told details of the hacking scandal at "news of the world" the tabloid. the e-mails were released yesterday by a parliamentary panel. james says he opened the e-mails on his blackberry, but did not read them. >> did not read them, but responded to them. >> don't act like you don't do that. >> this is big problems. so anyway -- >>> here's one from our parade of papers. birmingham news says a new space venture is coming to huntsville, alabama. paul allen announced he's starting a company there's that going to build a giant plane to launch rockets into space for satellites, cargo, and eventually tourism. the project puts allen in competition with british billionaire richard branson and amazon founder who are working on their own commercial space enterprises. and of course, huntsville, alabama, willie, has long been the space central in the south. >> it sure has. i'm going to wait until they work out the kinks on the rich guy airlines, second generation of those flights, i think. let's go down to d.c. for some politico with mike allen with a loo
rupert murdoch, he has all these things going on. the you think he will let the guy at 5:00 say about this stuff, but this together, it's completely wrong and still never? >> that is exactly what i think. come out there and say a bunch of things that are completely wrong and stay on the network. he said a planning is back in the nixon days. you as happy to see glen beck go as i am? you satisfied? c-span: glen beck. >> a special place in my heart. c-span: why is that? >> believe me. a lot of material. no i don't even talk about him anymore because not only has this profile ended on fox news, but his influence has faded. zero while kaytoo was doing. his ratings were high, and did he tell us what this man this is what is wrong, to be, is this is just one factor of what is wrong with u.s. media. the foxes model and then there is everybody else's. what they've managed to do is with people into a frenzy. they work on fear and paranoia, and you have a man like glen r onsed and probablyi do think the key is telling you news with the is acting like this weird, you know, televangelist telling y
morgan was a newspaper man, an editor of two of london's biggest tabloids "the daily mirror" and rupert murdoch's nowty funk "news of the world". >> i would say they're aware of 5% of what journalists are up to. >> reporter: morgan testified via a video link from los angeles. he denied any knowledge of illegal phone hacking. >> have you listened to recordings of what you knew to be illegally obtained voice mail messages? >> i do not believe so, no. >> well, you either did or you didn't. it isn't a question of belief. >> reporter: today a former business reporter for "the daily mirror" who went to jail for insider trading says hacking regularly took place while morgan was editor. >> i would say that it was very unlikely that he didn't know that it was going on, because as i've said, he was -- there wasn't very much he didn't know about. >> reporter: during his testimony, morgan was repeatedly asked how he heard a phone message paul mccartney left for his then wife heather mills as their marriage was falling apart. >> well, i can't discuss where i was played that tape or who played it, be
tried and failed to rob a 7-eleven in a gumby costume. there was wendy murdoch pimp slapping the guy who tried to pie her husband rupert. in were the two old guys who scrapped on stage at a canadian football reunion. alas, there can be but three medalists and only one who wears gold. the bronze goes to the mountain biker who was dominated by a 300 pound leaping antelope. the silver to a crowd favorite who has become an internet hero, the cane-skinned cap eyewitness to a police chase in panama city, florida. >> he came in dukz of hazard, getting it, digging like that, like dale jr. >> it is honestly hard to believe there was somebody better than that guy over the last 12 months or someone more entertaining than the cain/perry campaign combo. >> if they print any more money over there in washington, the goal is going to be good. >> but there was. this year saw perhaps the greatest public meltdown in the history of american popular culture. our 2011 person of the year is the star of both "hot shots" and "tough shots part two," he is mr. charlie sheen. >> tired of pretending. i've been ridin
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